Over the years, we’ve done a lot of work on Voyageur – actually, we do ALL of the work on Voyageur. She’s now in better-than-new condition. Here are some of our recent projects:


·         Designed and built folding dining table

·         Converted one of the single main-cabin berths to a slide-out double berth

·         Created cockpit seat extenders to allow starlight sleeping with mummy-sized air mattresses and sleeping bags

·         Designed and built hexagonal compass stand to accommodate our binnacle

·         Designed and built new forward hatch

·         Moved water and gas tanks to adjust trim and increase cockpit locker space

·         Replaced broken ribs

·         Rewired electrical system, installed new instrument panel

·         Refurbished cockpit sole, replaced cockpit sides

·         Rebuilt the (original) Gray Marine engine (1983)

·         Designed and sewed sail covers and cockpit tent with removable mosquito netting and rain panels.

·         New mainsails (2011, UK Halsey; 1983, Hood; 1957, Murphy & Nye)

·         Installed new deck (1981)

·         Installed roller furling (2003)

·         Mast step apparatus (2004)

·         Windlass and anchoring system (2007)





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New cabin top (1989)




Interior refinishing & upgrades




Cockpit (2001)




Deck (1981)




DIY mast step (2004)



Rib repairs (2001)




Engine rebuild (1983)




Cockpit conveniences




Anchoring system (2007)